Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Discipline, inside and outside the classroom, in personal and professional life, is an inextricable part of education. Discipline denotes an orderliness in life which results from our adherence to a certain code of conduct formulated by ancient sages. It also implies our respect for the physical and moral laws of our society, without which there will be chaos. The following guidelines go a long way in maintaining discipline in the campus.

GENERAL DISCIPLINE 

1. Courteous behaviour, an essential ingredient of professional competence, is expected from all. Dishonesty, any obscene word or deed or any other act of misconduct will entail disciplinary action.

2. The working time of the college is from 8.30 am to 1.30 pm spaced in five periods. Attendance will be marked at the beginning of each period. Late-comers will not be given attendance.

3. Students are expected to abide by the dress code prescribed by the college. Boys are expected to wear black formal pants and white shirts and girls white kurtas, black pants and a black waistcoat.

4. Habitual negligence of college work, absence from internal examinations, non-submission of assignments in prescribed time and mode, frequent absence from classes etc., will be reported to the parents and if not corrected, may lead to termination from the course.

5. Mobile phones, with or without camera, are not allowed in the campus. Students bringing mobile phones must deposit the same in the locker provided at the entrance. If any student is found in possession of a mobile phone, it will be confiscated ans students will be imposed fines by the authorities. Emergency calls, if any, can be made from the College office.

6. Students are forbidden from attending or organizing any meeting in the college or in its premises or collecting money for any purpose without the permission of the authority.

7. Political activity in any form, under any banner is strictly prohibited in the campus.

8. Students must wear properly their identity cards with them and produce them when asked for. No student shall be permitted to  enter the college campus without his or her identity card. If it is lost , duplicate ID card can be collected from the College office by paying the fine. The College authorities shall have the right to send back home any student if he/she doesn’t possess the identity card. All security guards who serve in Mar Ivanios Vidyanagar campus have the right to check your ID card when asked for.

9. Wilful damage to property and equipment will have to be compensated for. Pasting of posters and notices on walls or disfiguring the building and campus, in any form is forbidden.

10. Mar Gregorios College of Law takes pride in its clean and green campus. Stringent measures will be taken against those students who pollute or deface any part of the campus.

11.Students are not permitted to bring their four wheelers to the Mar Ivanios Vidyanagar Campus. Students are expected to drive their two wheelers at moderate speed through the Mar Ivanios Vidya Nagar Campus.

12. Students must maintain a sense of discipline and decorum in the college campus. They are expected to treat their teachers with respect.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR TEACHERS

GENERAL CONDUCT OF TEACHERS

1. Every teacher shall at all times maintain absolute integrity and devotion to duty.

2. Every teacher shall abide by and comply with the rules and regulations of the College and all orders and directions of his/her superior authorities.

3. Every teacher shall extend utmost courtesy and attention to all persons with whom he has to deal in the course of his duties.

4. Every teacher shall endeavour to promote the interests and reputation of the College and shall not act in any manner prejudicial there to.

5. No teachers shall indulge in communal activities or make inappropriate remarks on caste, creed, religion, race or sex in respect of his/her relationship with his/her colleagues and trying to use the above activities for improvement of his/her prospects or any other such activity which is against the interest of the College.

6. No teachers shall refuse to carry out the decisions of appropriate administrative and academic bodies and or/ functionaries of the College.

7. No teachers shall bring political influence in any matter of the College including pertaining to his/her service.

8. No teachers shall indulge in any act of sexual harassment of any woman at her work place.

 

CODE OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

Teachers and their responsibilities:

Whoever adopts teaching as a profession assumes the obligation to conduct himself /herself in accordance with the ideal of the profession. A teacher is constantly under the scrutiny of his students and the society at large. Therefore, every teacher should see that there is no incompatibility between his precepts and practice. The national ideals of education which have already been set forth and which he/she should seek to inculcate among students must be his/her own ideals. The profession further requires that the teachers should be calm, patient and communicative by temperament and amiable in disposition.

Teachers should:

  1. Adhere to a responsible pattern of conduct and demeanor expected of them by the community;
  2. Manage their private affairs in a manner consistent with the dignity of the profession;
  3. Seek to make professional growth continuous through study and research;
  4. Express free and frank opinion by participation at professional meetings, seminars, conferences etc. towards the contribution of knowledge;
  5. Maintain active membership of professional organizations and strive to improve education and profession through them;
  6. Perform their duties in the form of teaching, tutorial, practical courses, seminar and research work conscientiously and with dedication;
  7. Co-operate and assist in carrying out functions relating to the educational responsibilities of the university such as: assisting in admission, advising and counseling students as well as assisting the conduct of university examinations, including supervision, invigilation and evaluation; and
  8. Participate in extension, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities including community service.

Teachers and the Students

Teachers should:

  1. Respect the right and dignity of the student in expressing his/her opinion;
  2. Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their religion, caste, political, economic, social and physical characteristics;
  3. Recognize the difference in aptitude and capabilities among students and strive to meet their individual needs;
  4. Encourage students to improve their attainments, develop their personalities and at the same time contribute to community welfare;
  5. Inculcate among student’s scientific outlook and respect for physical labour and ideals of democracy, patriotism and peace;
  6. Be affectionate to the students and not behave in a vindictive manner towards any of them for any reason;
  7. Pay attention to only the attainment of the student in the assessment of merit;
  8. Make themselves available to the students even beyond their class hours and help and guide students without any remuneration or reward;
  9. Aid students to develop an understanding of our national heritage and national goals; and
  10. Refrain from inciting students against other students, colleagues or administration.

Teachers and Colleagues

Teachers should:

  1. Treat other members of the profession in the same manner as they themselves wish to be treated;
  2. Speak respectfully of other teachers and render assistance for professional betterment;
  3. Refrain from lodging unsubstantiated allegations against colleagues to higher authorities; and
  4. Refrain from allowing considerations of caste, creed, religion, race or sex in their professional endeavour.

Teachers and authorities:

Teachers should:

  1. Discharge their professional responsibilities according to the existing rules and adhere to procedures and methods consistent with their profession in initiating steps through their own institutional bodies and/or professional organizations for change of any such rule detrimental to the professional interest;
  2. Refrain from undertaking any other employment and commitment including private tuitions and coaching classes which are likely to interfere with their professional responsibilities;
  3. Co-operate in the formulation of policies of the institution by accepting various offices and discharge responsibilities which such offices may demand;
  4. Co-operate through their organizations in the formulation of policies of the other institutions and accept offices;
  5. Co-operate with the authorities for the betterment of the institutions keeping in view the interest and in conformity with dignity of the profession;
  6. Should adhere to the conditions of agreement of service;
  7. Give and expect due notice before a change of position is made; and
  8. Refrain from availing themselves of leave except on unavoidable grounds and as far as practicable with prior intimation, keeping in view their particular responsibility for completion of academic schedule.

Teachers and Non-Teaching Staff:

  1. Teachers should treat the non-teaching staff as colleagues and equal partners in a cooperative undertaking, within every educational institution; and
  2. Teachers should help in the function of joint staff-councils covering both teachers and the non-teaching staff.

Teachers and Guardians

Teachers should:

  1. Try to see that institutions maintain contact with the guardians, their students, send reports of their performance to the guardians whenever necessary and meet the guardians in meetings convened for the purpose for mutual exchange of ideas and for the benefit of the institution.

Teachers and Society

Teachers should:

  1. Recognize that education is a public service and strive to keep the public informed of the educational programmes which are being provided;
  2. Work to improve education in the community and strengthen the community's moral and intellectual life ;
  3. Be aware of social problems and take part in such activities as would be conducive to the progress of society and hence the country as a whole;
  4. Perform the duties of citizenship, participate in community activities and shoulder responsibilities of public offices;
  5. Refrain from taking part in or subscribing to or assisting in any way activities which tend to promote feeling of hatred or enmity among different communities, religions or linguistic groups but actively work for National Integration.